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Creamy Chicken & Broccoli Cavatelli
A quick and easy weeknight meal that is creamy and filling. I love making this during the winter when you need a little extra hardy meal to warm you up. Addition of fresh broccoli adds a great crunch to the whole dish.
Prep Time: 00:10
Cook Time: 00:20
2 small chicken breasts (about 4 oz. each)
1/2 lb cavatelli noodles (i used trader joe’s brand)
1 beefsteak tomato, sliced
2 oz fresh mozzarella, sliced
1 oz basil leaves, fresh (about 5 leaves)
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 cup chopped broccoli (if using frozen, steam first)
1 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup chicken broth, low sodium
1/4 cup whole milk (or heavy cream)
1 tbsp flour (if needed)
2 tbsp italian seasoning blend
1 tsp chili flakes
salt & pepper to taste
1Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and 1 tbsp of olive oil. Bake in oven for 15-20 min, or until cooked all the way through.
2While the chicken is baking, boil a 2 quarts of water in a large pot - salted and oiled for the cavatelli. Once water is brought to rolling boil, add the noodles and cook for 15-17 minutes, or until al dente.
3In a medium saucepan, add remaining 1 tbsp of olive oil and broccoli. Let cook for about 5 minutes, until soft and able to break apart easily.
4Add the chicken stock and seasonings and bring to a boil. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
5Add the milk and bring to a boil once more. Let simmer for an additional 5 minutes. Add flour as needed to thicken the sauce to desired consistency. I found that about 1 tbsp was perfect for me.
6Add the sauce to the cavatelli and mix until well combined. Serve onto plates.
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